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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 175. Waters closed to subsistence fishing

5 AAC 01.175. Waters closed to subsistence fishing

(a) In the Norton Sound District, fish may not be taken for subsistence purposes seaward of the mouth of the Unalakleet River in an area between Department of Fish and Game regulatory markers on each side of the river to a outer line established by Department of Fish and Game regulatory markers and buoys.

(b) In the Port Clarence District, Salmon Lake, its tributaries and waters within 300 feet of Department of Fish and Game regulatory markers placed at the outlet of Salmon Lake are closed to subsistence fishing from July 15 through August 31.

(c) The following waters are closed to subsistence fishing for salmon:

(1) the Nome River from its terminus upstream for a distance of 200 yards and upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker located near Osborn;

(2) the Sinuk River upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker placed two miles above the mouth of the river; and

(3) the Solomon River upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker placed near the village of Solomon.

(4) the Snake River upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker located at the confluence of Sunset Creek;

(5) the Flambeau River upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker located at the confluence of Discovery Creek;

(6) the Eldorado River upstream from an ADF&G regulatory marker located approximately six miles upstream of the confluence of the Flambeau River;

(7) the Bonanza River upstream of an ADF&G regulatory marker located at the confluence of Ohio Creek;

(8) the Penny River; and

(9) the Cripple River.

(d) The following waters are closed to subsistence fishing for Arctic grayling:

(1) the Nome River; and

(2) the Solomon River.

History: In effect before 1985; am 5/11/85, Register 94; am 4/2/88, Register 105; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 3/24/95, Register 133; am 6/23/99, Register 150; am 6/17/2001, Register 158

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258

Editor's note: At its February 23 - 27, 1993 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.175 in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .


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